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Dear primitive : a nurse among the Aborigines / by Marjorie Gartrell
Bib ID 711808
Format BookBook
Author
Gartrell, Marjorie
 
Description Sydney [N.S.W.] : Angus and Robertson, 1957 
122 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Yuendumu (Waljbiri); Sickness, mourning, marriage; Haasts Bluff (Luridja, Aranda, Bidjandjara, Bindubi, Waljbiri); Domestic fights, childbirth, childhood training, initiation, punishment for breaking marriage law, magic & medicine men, hunting and cooking, acculturation problems; Namatjira.

Subjects Gartrell, Marjorie.  |  Nurses -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Northern Territory.  |  Nursing -- Northern Territory -- History.  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Health services - Health workers - Nurses and nursing.  |  Social organisation - Kinship - Marriage.  |  Health - Physiology and diseases.  |  Children.  |  Warlpiri people (C15) (NT SF52-04)  |  Luritja / Loritja people (C7.1) (NT SG52-04)  |  Arrernte / Aranda people (C8) (NT SG53-02)  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Death - Mourning.  |  Reproduction - Childbirth.  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Pintupi people (C10) (NT SF52-11)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever People.  |  Haasts Bluff / Ikuntji (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Western Australia (WA)  |  Ikuntji / Haasts Bluff (South Central NT SF52-16)  |  Yuendumu (South Central NT SF52-12)

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